A new comprehensive community health needs assessment survey of the four-county region facilitated by Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas reveals obesity, mental health and diabetes are top concerns among respondents. Results will be used to develop and prioritize future interventions.
Mercy held a blessing ceremony and ribbon cutting at its newest EMS station in Rogers. The executive director of the EMS program says the new facility will allow Mercy to better fulfill its mission in Rogers and eastern Benton County.
Patients who recieve blood transfusions at Mercy Hospital Fort Smith can now use an online service to send an anonymous message to their blood donor. Mercy and the Arkansas Blood Institute are partnering to roll out the Thank the Donor program in the River Valley.